Type 3 Diabetes and Alzheimer’s: The Sugar Link

A recent article about Alzheimer's in a major health publication stated that "Age is the biggest risk factor for the disease." The author was referring to the fact that the prevalence of Alzheimer's doubles every five years in people over 65. The same is true for most chronic diseases (including macular degeneration, cancer, heart disease and others). Their prevalence increases as we grow … [Read more...]

Stave Off Wrinkles with a Low Sugar Diet

If the promise of a trimmer tummy and a reduced risk of disease hasn’t curbed your appetite for sugar, maybe the desire to stave off wrinkles will. Eating sugar – in any form – boosts blood sugar levels and triggers damaging inflammation at the cellular level. Reduce Wrinkles by 50% - Reduce Sugar! In fact, Dr. Nicholas Perricone, M.D. and author of The Perricone Prescription, believes that … [Read more...]

Fight Skin Cancer and Wrinkles with Diet (3 Simple Steps)

Two-thirds of Americans use sunscreen to guard against skin cancer. And we've been liberally slathering and spraying these chemicals on our skin for decades. But the rates of skin cancer haven't gone down. In fact, they continue to rise. And that includes the deadly form of skin cancer, melanoma. According to the National Cancer Institute, about 54,000 Americans are diagnosed with melanoma … [Read more...]

The Sugar Alzheimer’s Link (And How to Safely Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth)

Do you have a sweet tooth? If so, your sugar-loving ways may be increasing your risk of Alzheimer’s disease, according to recent research conducted at University of Alabama. Researchers used a genetic mouse model that develops Alzheimer’s-like symptoms in adulthood. The mice were separated into two groups—one group had a regular, balanced diet and the other group was supplemented with 10% sugar … [Read more...]

Healthy Halloween Candy Recipes

Halloween is just around the corner. And while goblins and ghouls roaming the streets might be spooky, there's something even scarier that comes along with Halloween... Sugar... and LOTS of it. In fact, the average American eats more than 24 pounds of candy each year, with a big chunk of that being gobbled up in the days surrounding Halloween. Most of those 24 pounds consist of sugar. … [Read more...]

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